Object Title

Detached flintlock lock - Pattern Carbine and Fusil

Detached flintlock lock - Pattern Carbine and Fusil

Date

1818

Object Number

XII.9339

Provenance

Purchased from Alan Cook, 11th January 1991.

Physical Description

Tail engraved with the East India Company's rampant lion. Large ring-neck cock with split cockscrew head. The frizzen is of the elongated type and is missing it's frizzen spring. Beneath the pan is engraved: FUSIL & CARBINE PATTERN LOCK. APPROVED, JULY 1818.

Dimensions

OverallLength152 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on lock face: crowned 3.Stamped on the inner face of lockplate: crowned 3; 18; EB.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

EB is the mark of Ezekial Baker, the designer of this type of lock and the maker of this Pattern piece.